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Group Medicare Advantage Saves Employers 30-40% on Retiree Health Costs

Did you know that more than 10 million seniors have retiree health coverage from their former employer or union? That’s roughly 25% of Medicare-eligible seniors!

What Are Seniors Looking For in an Advisor?

The Senior Market Advisor “Senior Survey” offers many insights to help you better serve your clients and position yourself against the competition.

Lead Advantage Pro Update: Online Quotes and Forms Now Available for MIPPA Plans

SMS’ Lead Advantage Pro system has been updated to include online quotes and forms for Modernized Medicare Supplement plans from some of the top carriers.

Health Reform Pill Getting Easier to Swallow for Some

According to a new survey, even though the nations is still divided, more people support the health care bill than ever before.

Consumers Excited About Annuities and Possible Tax Breaks

In a recent poll, 40% of respondents said they would be very or somewhat interested in converting 401(k)s to annuities if there was a tax incentive to do so.

New Medicare Supplement Enrollments on the Rise

The latest Med Supp membership figures show continued growth in the number of new policies being issued, according to a report from Mark Farrah Associates.

Lead Advantage Pro Upgrade: New Task Dashboard

Keep your follow-up calls organized and current with the New Task Dashboard screen in Lead Advantage Pro.

New SMS Secure Email User's Guide

A useful guide explaining how to open secure emails from SMS.

CMS Report Predicts Medicare Advantage Cut in Half by 2017

In a recent report, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services predicted that Medicare Advantage enrollment will be cut in half due to the new health laws.

Iceland Volcano Cloud: Nature's Advertisement for Travel Insurance

Iceland's volcanic eruption raised awareness among travelers of the benefits of travel insurance.

What Alarms Americans Most About LTC?

Genworth joined with Age Wave and created a survey that asked Americans what their greatest fear regarding having a long term care illness.

Medicare Advantage Reimbursement Rates Remain Flat in 2011

Recent health care overhaul calls for freeze in reimbursement rates, reversing the planned 1.38% increase CMS had announced in March.

11 Questions Your Clients Ask About Long-Term Care

11 questions people should ask themselves when deciding whether or not to buy LTCi.

NAIC Ruling Increases Suitability Oversight on Fixed Annuity Sales

Fixed annuity sales are about to receive a new level of supervision from state regulators.

Health Reform Bill Contains Tax on Annuities

The health care reform bill includes a 3.8% tax on investment income for wealthy individuals. In the bill annuities are considered investment income.